|The Power of Retreat: Practicing Retreat, Practical Advice - Ven. Lhundrup Nyingje|
What exactly is retreat and how can it help our spiritual practice? Is it possible for ordinary people to experience the power of retreat even though we still hold jobs and live in the busy city? Our teachers tell us how important it is to make time for retreat in order to integrate the teachings. In this informal class, we'll learn what retreat is, how to plan your own, and some specific tools to make your experience (no matter how long it is) really powerful...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Ven. Lhundrup Nyingje; Retreat
|Practice Retreat - Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi|
Practice Retreat Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi What exactly is retreat and how can it help our spiritual practice? Isn't it avoiding "real life" by running away to the mountains? Is it possible for ordinary people like us to experience the power of meditation retreat even though we still hold jobs and live in the city? Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi (Petra McWilliams) who has spent most of the past 5 1/2 years in retreat talks about the practice of meditation retreat.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Meditation; Retreat; Practice; Visualization; Analytical; Concentration
|Integration Practices - Discovering Buddhism - Ven. Lobsang Chokyi|
In this class, Ven. Lobsang Chokyi discusses the concepts behind tantra and how to know when you're ready to enter the tantric path. Lama Yeshe felt that Western students could really benefit from some of the basic ideas of tantra, even before they enter the path. Please note that this is an open teaching appropriate for all levels. This package includes a talk on performing Retreat given by Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi on May 29, 2007.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tse Chen Ling Center; Tibetan Buddhism; Ven. Lobsang Chokyi; Integration; Retreat